Kerry Mansion Sells For €1.1m At Auction

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The mansion in Sneem which sold at auction.

THERE were three  Kerry lots sold at the BidX1 (formerly Allsop) online auction today.

These included a mansion in Sneem — which went unsold at the last auction and dropped in price considerably — and nine houses in Banna.

Glashnacree House, Derryquin, Sneem had a reserve range of €1,050,000 – €1,150,000 which was well down from the reserve of €1,395,000 – €1,405,000 in the auction last month.

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The mansion in Sneem.

The detached, two-storey, six bedroom Victorian Coastal Country House sold for €1,100,000 after one bid. Together with two guest cottages, 40 ft swimming pool, stables and tennis courts it is on a site extending to approximately 8 hectares (20 acres).

One of the nine bungalows in Banna up for auction.

Meanwhile, nine holiday homes (Nos. 3, 12, 22, 54, 56, 57, 58, 78 and 79 ), at Banna Beach, were sold for €315,000 after one bid, having had a reserve range of €310,000 – €320,000.

These are 6 x three bedroom semi detached houses and 3 x three bedroom detached houses. The properties range in size from approximately 90 sq. m – 102 sq. m (969 sq. ft – 1,098 sq. ft) and were offered collectively as one lot.

The Castlegregory property for auction.

Out west, No.10 Tralee Bay Holiday Village, Castlegregory, had a reserve range of €95,000 – €105,000 and was sold for €105,000 after one bid.

This is an end of terrace three bedroom house, extending to approximately 117 sq. m (1,259 sq. ft). It is subject to a tenancy at a current rent of €4,800 per annum.

Two other properties in Kerry — a house in Pairc Na Dún, Tralee and a house in Ballinskelligs — failed to attract any bids to meet their reserve.

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